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Construction SHSM

Interested in becoming a Construction SHSM student? Talk to your teacher or guidance department today!

  • The Construction sector includes a broad range of careers!

  • In the Specialist High Skills Major – Construction program, students can focus on a career
    pathway that matches their skills and interests.

  • Students will get a better understanding of the Construction sector through course selections
    and opportunities to connect their in-school learning to real world environments, including
    Co-op work experience, postsecondary reach ahead experiences, industry-based experiential
    learning, training and certifications.

  • At graduation, students will receive a specially designated diploma.

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The SHSM - Construction program may be for you if you are interested in any of the following careers:

Apprenticeship Training

  • Bricklayers
  • Carpenters
  • Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
  • Electricians (except industrial and power system)
  • Heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning mechanics
  • Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
  • Plumbers
  • Roofers and shinglers


  • Architectural technologists and technicians
  • Civil engineering technologists and technicians
  • Construction estimators
  • Construction inspectors
  • Construction managers
  • Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades, and telecommunications occupations
  • Home building and renovation managers
  • Interior designers and interior decorators


  • Architects
  • Civil engineers
  • Electrical and electronics engineers
  • Mechanical engineers 


  • Concrete finishers
  • Construction trades helpers and labourers
  • Home building and renovation managers

The Construction SHSM will also provide students with opportunities to earn an assortment of trainings and certifications specific to the sector. These may include:

  • first aid/CPR/AED awareness
  • health and safety – basic